Change your mindset, change your life

The past three months I have been working on improving my health, in all aspects of the word. What started out as an initial goal to make healthier eating choices, quickly transformed into a bigger goal of getting rid of thought distortions that are keeping me from experiencing joy and happiness in my daily life. … Continue reading Change your mindset, change your life

January Book Pick: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Jones

Where the Crawdads Sing is my January Book Pick for 2020 and I could not put it down! It has history, love, crime, mystery and a beautiful coming of age story. Read more to find out why I loved this book, and why you will too.

2019: Reading in Review

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss 2019 was the year of reading (in addition to traveling of course). Before high school, I used to be an absolute book worm. You could not pull me away from books … Continue reading 2019: Reading in Review

Rookie Year Reflection: The false assumption that we have it all figured out

My 22nd year was one of transformation, and I am still figuring it out. Taylor Swift said it best: "We are happy, free, confused and lonely at the same time." Hell yeah we are, honey. I have had extremely happy moments and extremely lonely moments. I have never felt more freedom in my life to … Continue reading Rookie Year Reflection: The false assumption that we have it all figured out

The Importance (and necessity) of Self-Care

As some of you may know, I was not very kind to my body throughout college. Living on 4-5 hours of sleep a night juggling school, extracurricular activities, a part-time job, working out and partying all weekend. Senior year was difficult. I struggled to stay healthy and keep my immune system strong. I spent nearly … Continue reading The Importance (and necessity) of Self-Care

Experimenting with Exercise

The past two weeks were spent trying non-traditional workouts. I have been bouncing, twisting and flying through the air. I wanted to get a sense of difficulty for different movements that my body is not used to. A little personal fitness background: Typically, I attend a 5AM outdoor boot camp 3-4 times a week (shout … Continue reading Experimenting with Exercise

I left my heart in San Francisco…

Usually for the holidays, I spend it driving between my parents' houses celebrating with different sides of the family across SW Ohio. This year was a little different seeing as my dad and stepmom recently moved to San Francisco and I recently moved to Texas. I had never been to California before, but have always … Continue reading I left my heart in San Francisco…

Social Media: The Silent Killer to Meaningful Connections

I have a love-hate relationship with social media. Not really love-hate, but more of an internal struggle of social need vs personal disinterest. Now before I delve into my personal view of social media, I will say that I understand why people like it and that it serves as a platform to stay in touch … Continue reading Social Media: The Silent Killer to Meaningful Connections